Events

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Environmental book club

Book club devoted to sustainability and environmental issues. For this session, we will be discussing "Walden", by Henry David Thoreau. The event is open to...

MIT Sloan Healthcare Innovations Prize (SHIP) Pitch Competition

Have a big idea in healthcare? Want to win $20,000 in prize money? Join the 2021 MIT Sloan Healthcare Innovations Prize (SHIP) Pitch Competition! The MIT...

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Join us for a panel discussion on innovative approaches to assessments and assignments in remote learning The Teaching + Learning Lab and Open Learning are...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 3:30am to 4:30am
Energy innovation series webinar: Low-carbon fuels

Co-presented by MIT's Industrial Liaison Program and MIT Energy Initiative Speakers: Robert Armstrong, Karine Boissy-Rousseau, Adam Bratis, Dharik S....

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Tips, Tricks, and Tools for Productive Writing: Stress Management Techniques

Writing is a stressful business, for most. This stress comes from various sources associated with what we write about, how we write, and even where we write....

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10:00am to 11:30am
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IAP COURSE - HANDLING NEGATIVITY

Mind management is both a science and an art. We can classify the mind’s thoughts into four categories– positive (joy, peace), negative (hatred, envy),...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
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IAP: Exploring astrophysical phenomena with high-energy lasers in laboratory

Astrophysical phenomena at extreme conditions have traditionally been studied through observations, theoretical modeling, and numerical simulations. The...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
IAP Zoom Breaks: Codenames & Among Us

Join your fellow international students and postdocs for a virtual Zoom break and lively interactive game twice a month. During IAP, these are open to the...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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The Band's Visit @MIT

With introductions by David Dolev, Managing Director, MISTI MIT-Israel and Tomer Mangoubi '14 and a Q&A session led by Rabbi Michelle Fisher SM '97. This...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
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Virtual Crafting Corner with Project Manus

Bring your own craft or project and join us on a Zoom call to chill, take a break from the week and spend some time together with other MIT makers! You can...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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The Inclusive Innovation Economy: Ideas + Actions

Hosted by the MIT Sloan School of Management, this event series focuses on accelerating inclusion in the innovation economy. Dive deep into different ways of...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
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Learn about proper office ergonomics and how you can set up your home work space to reduce discomfort and injury. We will review methods to improve your...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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Did you know that perfection is a state that is rarely achieved and more often a source of distress and burnout rather than inspiration and passion? Join us...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Introduction to LaTeX authoring with Overleaf

Are you using LaTeX to create your documents? This workshop will introduce Overleaf Pro+, an online LaTeX and Rich Text collaborative writing and publishing...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Pleasures of Poetry 2021

This popular non-credit activity – which aims to reach all those with an interest in poetry, regardless of experience level – has been offered every IAP for...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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Arabic Calligraphy: an Artistic Journey from Kufic to Contemporary Design

This workshop introduces the art of Arabic calligraphy, a tradition whose practice spans more than one thousand years and continues today, where it is...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
DMSE Doctoral Thesis Defense - Junsang Moon

DMSE Doctoral Thesis Defense Design for Selective Remote Control of Cellular Signaling Using Magnetic Nanoparticles Junsang Moon Thursday, January 14,...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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IAP: Virtual tour of HEDP accelerator lab

This presentation will give the audience a view into the MIT high-energy-density physics accelerator lab. The lab is used to develop diagnostics that then...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Practical High Performance Computing: Scaling Beyond the Laptop

The focus of this class is to introduce the role of High Performance Computing (HPC, aka supercomputing) in research. We will discuss the fields where HPC is...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Rethinking Scientific Training

Melanie Sinche, NCC Interim Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs Director, Career Development Center Executive Director, Women’s Leadership Center...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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Let’s stop and take a deep breath together @2:50 PM EDT (18:50 UTC) Everyday Because ongoing stress can lower the immune response.Because physical...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 2:45pm to 3:00pm
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Have you ever wondered how your life would be if you did not attend MIT? Have you ever thought about changing your major to something different? Is there...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 3:00pm to 4:30pm
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SSP Military Fellow John Black, Lieutenant Colonel, US Marine Corps will lead a presentation: One of the key trademarks of the Marine Corps is its ability to...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 3:00pm to 4:30pm
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Launch Into Spring – Designing Your Life Lab

We ALL get stuck at times in school and life. Join us to explore how design thinking can help you get unstuck and navigate the unknowns. Designers use proven...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to reschedule this event in the near future. Please register for this Zoom event at...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Who Owns Intellectual Property at MIT? Navigating the MIT IP Policy

Per MIT Policy, the Institute owns some of the intellectual property that is created during research at MIT. Having a clear understanding of the what, why,...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Stata Center and public art

In this 4-week practical workshop taught by the staff of the Office of the Arts, you'll learn how to talk about, write about, and pitch artistic projects and...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 4:00pm
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Mary P. Watson (University of Delaware): Organic Chemistry Seminar

Lecture Title: "Cross-Couplings of Alkyl Amine and Alcohol Derivatives" Watson group website: https://sites.udel.edu/mpwatson-lab/ Link:...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Looking for some creative hands-on learning experiences you can do from your kitchen table? Join the MIT Museum for our new weekly series bringing making and...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 4:00pm
GSC Sustainability Subcommittee IAP Social

Come for a chill social to discuss the most pressing climate issues. Or just chill and catch up. We will be have a one hour zoom on Thursday Jan 14th to meet...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm
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MIT Prison Education Initiative Discussions About Incarceration

The MIT Prison Education Initiative (MIT PEI) will be hosting some great, educational events this IAP to give the MIT community opportunities to engage in...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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SARS-CoV-2 gene content and COVID-19 mutation impact by comparing 44 Sarbecovirus genomes

IEEE Computer Society and GBC/ACM online 7:00 PM, Thursday, 14 January 2021 SARS-CoV-2 gene content and COVID-19 mutation impact by comparing 44...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Reason for God

A virtual lecture series to address and discuss questions and objections to God and Christianity. Each night will host a guest speaker and a time for...

Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 8:00pm to 9:30pm
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Thursday, January 14, 2021